Entry requirements

Two years English language teaching/TESOL experience AND a minimum 2:2 degree in any subject Or Five years English language teaching/TESOL experience WITHOUT a degree (non-graduates)

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in English Language Teaching is suitable for experienced English as a Foreign Language teachers, who are seeking opportunities to enhance their professional development and career opportunities.

The course integrates the theoretical and practical aspects of English language teaching. It aims to develop your in-depth knowledge and understanding of the links between teaching, academic research and theories of language learning and teaching.

Our teaching methods encourage active participation in group work, discussions and exchange of ideas, with the aim of developing students' critical and analytical skills. We value the range of perspectives that students from different socio-cultural contexts bring to teaching and learning.

We provide one-to-one help with assignments and dissertation writing and are always happy to make appointments with students who want to talk privately about their work and progress.

For more information please visit: www.ntu.ac.uk/elt.

Information for international students

International students whose first language is not English are required to have IELTS 6.5 with minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Fees and funding

We have a number of UK/EU and International student bursaries and scholarships for postgraduate courses. For more information please visit: www.ntu.ac.uk/humfees.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment70

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+44 (0) 115 848 4200